Erie, CO Crime Statistics For 2020

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Updated: 2020-03-08
283
Total Crimes
1,121.5
Total Crimes / 100k People
-56.33%
Below National Average

What is the crime rate in Erie, CO?

According to the most recent data from the FBI, the total crime rate in Erie is 1,121.5 per 100,000 people. That's -56.33% lower than the national rate of 2,568.4 per 100,000 people and -63.45% lower than the Colorado total crime rate of 3,068.8 per 100,000 people.

Note: Because the rates of crime are so low in America, we use "per 100,000 people" to make the number a bit easier to compare across locations visually. It's mathematically the same as doing per capita comparisons and isn't conveying that there are 100,000+ people in a location.

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Erie SnackAbility

7
/10
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
9/10
Housing
9.5
Affordability
7
Diversity
8
Safety
8.5
Amenities
8
Education
9.5
Commute
5

How Does Erie Crime Compare To The Rest Of The Country?

Statistic Count
Raw
Erie
/ 100k People
Colorado
/ 100k People
National
/ 100k People
Total Crimes Per 100K 283 1,121.5 3,068.8 2,568.4
Murder 0 0.0 3.7 5.0
Robbery 3 11.9 66.7 86.2
Aggravated Assault 19 75.3 255.4 246.8
Violent Crime 25 99.1 397.2 368.9
Burglary 26 103.0 375.2 376.0
Larceny 217 860.0 1,915.9 1,594.6
Car Theft 15 59.4 380.5 228.9
Property Crime 258 1,022.5 2,671.6 2,199.5

Violent Crime Rates In Erie

25
Violent Crimes
99.1
Violent Crimes / 100k People
-73.14%
Below National Average
  • You have a 1 in 1,009.3 chance of being the victim of a violent crime in Erie each year. That compares to a 1 in 251.7 chance statewide.
  • The violent crime rate in Erie is 99.1 per 100,000 people.
  • That's -73.14% lower than the national rate of 368.9 per 100,000 people.
  • -75.06% lower than the Colorado violent crime rate of 397.2 per 100,000 people.

Property Crime Rates In Erie

258
Property Crimes
1,022.5
Property Crimes / 100k People
-53.51%
Below National Average
  • You have a 1 in 97.8 chance of being the victim of a property crime in Erie each year. That compares to a 1 in 45.5 chance nationally.
  • The property crime rate in Erie is 1,022.5 per 100,000 people.
  • That's -53.51% lower than the national rate of 2,199.5 per 100,000 people.
  • And -61.73% lower than the Colorado property crime rate of 2,671.6 per 100,000 people.

Erie Crime Compared To Colorado Average

Each category of crime indexed to the worst per capita in Colorado.
Data Source -- FBI UCR 2018.

Crime In Cities Around Erie

City Population Count
Raw
Total Crime
/ 100k People
Property Crime
/ 100k People
Violent Crime
/ 100k People
Broomfield, CO 70,307 1,789 2,544.6 2,427.9 116.6
Brighton, CO 41,613 1,249 3,001.5 2,727.5 274.0
Northglenn, CO 39,383 1,447 3,674.2 3,306.0 368.2
Wheat Ridge, CO 31,452 1,107 3,519.6 3,278.0 241.6
Lafayette, CO 28,914 771 2,666.5 2,459.0 207.5
Firestone, CO 14,419 140 970.9 846.1 124.8
Federal Heights, CO 12,929 640 4,950.1 4,284.9 665.2
Fort Lupton, CO 8,273 82 991.2 942.8 48.4
Commerce, GA 6,927 165 2,382.0 1,977.8 404.2
Dacono, CO 5,774 72 1,247.0 1,125.7 121.2
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